Recipes

Broccolini and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten, Barefoot Contessa
Episode: Jeffrey's Surprise Party

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Mesclun Mix with Goat Cheese, Apricots, Prosciutto and Vino Cotto

This delicious salad is easy to prepare and makes a great presentation when served at a dinner party...you'd almost think it was a dessert!

Recipe and photo by Deena Montillo

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Portobello Mushrooms with Italian Bread Crumbs and Vino Cotto

These hearty portobello mushrooms are a taste sensation with their savory Italian bread crumb topping and subtle hint of sweetness at the finish.

Recipe and photo by Deena Montillo

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Vino Cotto Hot Pepper Jam

A gourmet treat that's easy to make, versatile, and delicious with or without red pepper. Add to recipes. Great with crackers and cheese, toast, English muffins, bagels, and more!

Recipe and photo by Deena Montillo

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Vino Cotto Cranberry Fruit Conserve

A yummy alternative to jellied or whole berry cranberry sauce! Serve cold beside turkey, chicken, pork or lamb.

Recipe and photo by Deena Montillo

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Pepatelli

These cookies owe their pungent bite to a dose of freshly-ground white pepper. They are a staple at Christmas in the city of Teramo and keep well for weeks in an airtight tin. Tradition dictates that they be dipped in vino cotto or sweet wine at meal’s end.

Source: www.rusticocooking.com/abruzzo.htm

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Cherry Vino Cotto Pie

A delicious dessert combination that's easy to prepare--making it the perfect ending for any occasion.

Recipe and photo by Deena Montillo

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Vino Cotto Cheesecake Bars

A light-textured cheesecake filling over an amazing almond flour crust!

Recipe and photo by Deena Montillo

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Cartellate

Cartellate Recipe & Instructions by Ciao Chow Linda blog

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Cannoli Martini Dessert

An elegant alternative to traditional Italian cannoli--a definite crowd pleaser!

This recipe made it into the 2011 Taste of Home Christmas cookbook by Reader's Digest. It also was the DECEMBER 2009 WINNER of the "Make it Fabulous with Fillo Recipe Contest" and out of 10 Finalists the THIRD PLACE FAN FAVORITE. This contest was sponsored by Athens Foods, the world's largest producer of phyllo dough.

Recipe and photo by Deena Montillo
Video by Athens Foods

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